Quinoa with Salad Greens & Radishes

This pretty salad tastes as good as it looks.

  1. 1 cup quinoa (rinsed)
  2. 2 cups water
  3. Fresh salad greens such as rocket, watercress
  4. 1 small bunch of red radishes, very thinly sliced
  5. * 1 handful parsley
  6. * 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  7. * 2 Tbsp Umeboshi vinegar
  8. * 1 Tbsp shoyu
  9. * 2 Tbsp mustard
  10. * 2 Tbsp lemon juice

Basic Salad Dressing:
  • Place all the ingredients marked with a (*)  into a blender.
  • Adjust ingredients according to taste.
  • Store in a sealed glass jar in the refrigerator and keep for up to 5 days.

  • Bring the quinoa and water to a boil in a pan, and simmer on a very low heat 15-20 minutes until the water is absorbed.
  • Remove from heat and put into a large bowl and leave to cool then fluff up with a fork.
  • Add the fresh salad greens and radishes to a large salad bowl and pour over some of the dressing.  Stir in the quinoa and serve.


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